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Neuromodulation and Brain Stimulation

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Neuromodulation refers to devices that influence the firing of neurons which can be useful in many medical applications. This modules covers about what neuromodulation is, how it affects the functioning of neurons, and the many forms that these devices take on, including DBS, spinal cord stimulation, tDCS, stimulatory ECoG, vagus nerve stimulation, and TMS.

Topics covered in this lesson
  • Definition of neuromodulation
  • How neuromodulation  affects the function of neurons
  • Types of neuromodulation devices and their clinical use
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